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HP SN6000B Release Note

Hp network advisor b-series enterprise, professional plus, and professional 11.1.1 release notes (5697-1209, september 2011-incl.
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HP Network Advisor B-series Enterprise,
Professional Plus, and Professional
Part Number: 5697-1209
1 edition: September 2011

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  • Page 1: Release Notes

    HP Network Advisor B-series Enterprise, Professional Plus, and Professional 11.1.1 Release Notes Part Number: 5697-1209 1 edition: September 2011...

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    Legal and notice information © Copyright 2011 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

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    New hardware platforms There is now support for the following 16 Gbps hardware platforms: • HP SN6000B 16Gb FC Switch with up to 48 ports running 2/4/8/10/16 Gbps FC for both open systems and FICON environments. • HP SN8000B 8-Slot SAN Backbone Director Switch and the HP SN8000B 4-Slot SAN Director Switch.

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    Network Advisor brings forward the capabilities found in Data Center Fabric Manager (DCFM) for SAN management with additional features and enhancements: • Policy Monitor allows users to set up best practices for their network and run a test manually, or on a scheduled basis, to ensure the network conforms to the best practices.

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    Table 1 Supported switches and firmware Supported switches and Switch/Director firmware Fabric OS 5.0.x, 5.1.x, HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 4/32 (Brocade 4100) 5.2.x, 5.3.x, 6.0.x, 6.1.x, HP StorageWorks 400 Multi-Protocol Router (Brocade 7500) 6.2.x,6.3.x, 6.4.x, 7.0.x HP StorageWorks 4/8, 4/16 SAN Switch (Brocade 200E) HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 4/64 (Brocade 4900) HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 4/32B (Brocade 5000) HP StorageWorks 8/8, 8/24 SAN Switch (Brocade 300)

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    Director 64-port 8Gb FC Blade (FC8-64) HP SN8000B 4-Slot SAN Backbone Director Switch (DCX8510-4) HP SN8000B 8-Slot SAN Backbone Director Switch (DCX8510-8) HP SN8000B 16Gb 32-port Fibre Channel Blade (FC16-32) HP SN8000B 16Gb 48-port Fibre Channel Blade (FC16-48) HP SN6000B 16Gb FC Switch...

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    Supported switches and Switch/Director firmware Fabric OS 5.0.x, 5.1.x, HP StorageWorks Encryption SAN Switch 5.2.x, 5.3.x, 6.0.x, 6.1.x, HP StorageWorks DC04 SAN Director (Brocade DCX-4S) 6.2.x, 6.3.x, 6.4.x, 7.0.x HP StorageWorks DC SAN Director 16-Port 8Gb FC Blade (FC8-16) HP StorageWorks DC SAN Director 32-Port 8Gb FC Blade (FC8-32) HP StorageWorks DC SAN Director 48-Port 8Gb FC Blade (FC8-48) HP StorageWorks DC SAN Director 64-port 8Gb FC Blade (FC8-64) HP StorageWorks Multi-Protocol Router Blade (FR4-18i)

  • Page 8: Supported Operating Systems

    Supported operating systems Table 3 lists the operating systems that support HP Network Advisor 11.1.1. Table 3 Supported operating systems Operating system Versions Windows Windows Server 2003 Std SP2 (x86 32-bit) Windows Server 2008 Std (x86 32-bit) Windows XP Pro SP3 (x86 32-bit) Windows 7 Professional (x86 32-bit) Windows Server 2008 R2 (x86 64-bit) Data Center, Standard and Enterprise Edition...

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    Feature Network Advisor Pro- Network Advisor Pro- Network Advisor Enter- fessional fessional Plus prise DC04 SAN Director Switch SN8000B 4-Slot SAN Direct- or Switch HBA Management (HCM) Virtualization support Encryption SAN Switch/En- cryption Blade DC Director Switch MP Ex- tension Blade Real time stats Historical stats DBMS (ODBC &...

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    NOTE: Install the Network Advisor application on a dedicated machine that is not running any other server applications, such as another database server. Installing Network Advisor on Windows (Server) Download and extract the zip archive. Navigate to the Windows folder. Execute install.exe.

  • Page 11: Important Notes

    If a Network Advisor web server port number was specified (instead of the default 80) when the Network Advisor server was installed, you must specify the port number after the hostname or IP address. In the following examples, 8080 is the web server port number: http:// NetworkAdvisorServerhost1.companyname.com:8080/ http://192.x.y.z:8080/ The required Client Oracle JRE version is 1.6.0_24.

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    Secure Fabric OS fabrics cannot be discovered from Network Advisor Network Advisor does not support Secure Fabric OS (SFOS). If you try to discover the fabric, Network Advisor displays the error message Discovery Failed. You must remove the secure Fabric OS settings and change back to a normal fabric before discovering it from Network Advisor.

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    Configuring SSL When configuring Network Advisor in SSL enable mode in the application configuration wizard, ensure that both HTTP and HTTPS ports are free and available for Network Advisor. Currently the application checks only if the HTTPS configured port is available and not the HTTP port. Import may fail A change in the driver version 3.0 parsing boot images before an import causes the import to fail in Network Advisor 11.1 stating Invalid boot image code file.

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    Support Saves may take a long time with large databases As databases grow larger from Event, sFlow, and Performance Collector data, the support save operation may take a long time to run. Larger databases promote longer support save operations. Make sure you have a minimum of 20–GB disk space for support save and backup operations. Table 5 Performance Counter calculation formulas Counter Name Type...

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    Counter Name Type Protocol Source value Formula used Compression FCIP .1.3.6.1.4.1.1588.4.1.1.4 Compression Ratio = current value/ Ratio 1000 Since for compression ratio we will take the current compression ratio value Receive EOF .1.3.6.1.2.1.16.1.1.1.5 Receive EOF = Delta value1 / (1000 * 1000) Other Counters Other counters = Delta value...

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    Installation on Network Mounted Drives is not supported. Installation onto a windows network mounted drive is not supported but installation, if attempted, is allowed and DB fails to start. Client disconnects Under heavy server load or degraded network links, there is a potential for the Network Advisor client to disconnect from the server.

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    its requests. In such environments, you do not need to start the SLP component of the Management application SMI Agent. However, in a dynamically changing enterprise network environment, many WBEM clients might choose to use SLP discovery to find the location and capabilities of other WBEM Servers. In such environments, start the SLP component of the Management application SMI Agent to allow advertisement of its existence, location, and capabilities.

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    • slptool findattrs service:wbem:https://IP_Address:Port Use this command to verify that the Management application SMI Agent SLP service is properly advertising its WBEM SLP template over the HTTPS protocol. Example input: slptool findattrs service:wbem:https://10.0.1.2:5989 NOTE: IP_Address:Port is the IP address and port number that display when you use the slptool findsrvs service:wbem command.

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    • SLP log—Management_Application\cimom \cfg\slp.log • SLP daemon—Management_Application\cimom\cfg\slp.conf (the SLP daemon can be reconfigure the by modifying this file). • SLP register—Management_Application\cimom\cfg\slp.reg Statically register an application that does not dynamically register with SLP using SLPAPIs by modifying this file. For more information about these files, read the comments contained in them, or see http://www.openslp.org/doc/html/UsersGuide/index.html.

  • Page 20: Documentation Updates

    FC port type value for imported HBAs Brocade_topologyview.AntecedentFCPortType property value corresponding to the imported HBA is shown as L_Port. Migration Issue Properties configured in the SMI Agent Configuration Tool do not migrate from DCFM 10.4.0 (Solaris) to DCFM 10.4.0 (Windows) through the Copy Data and Settings screen when migrating from DCFM 10.4.0 (Solaris) to DCFM 10.4.0 (Windows) to Network Advisor 11.1.1 (Windows).

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    Closed fixes summary Solution In the Client, IFL/ISL connections are not being displayed correctly in the topology view when multiple circuits are added with different GigE Fixed in HP Network Advisor 11.1.0. ports for a tunnel. For zoning, sorting of ports is not accurate in the Hex display mode Fixed in HP Network Advisor 11.1.0.

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    Closed fixes summary Solution Workaround prior to upgrade: Login A user is unable to invoke the patch install dialog from DCFM 10.4.3 as system administrator. when logged in as a user with admin privileges. Fixed in HP Network Advisor 11.1.0. Newer master log events are deleted when the master log reaches the Fixed in HP Network Advisor 11.1.0.

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    HP Network Advisor 11.1.1 fixes Table 8 lists the defects that were closed for this release. Table 8 HP Network Advisor 11.1.1 closed defects Closed fixes summary Solution Workaround prior to upgrade: Close the dialog and reopen it to enable the ASM is not set when activating the Active Configuration with Act- ASM bit.

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    Closed fixes summary Solution A duplicate entry is displayed for each device in the Configuration Repository after migrating from Network Advisor 11.1.0 to Network Fixed in HP Network Advisor 11.1.1 Advisor 11.1.1. Workaround prior to upgrade: Use support save collection without SSL mode or use standalone HCM with Support save collection for HBA/CNA fails when SSL is enabled.

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